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The Forgotten Navajo: A family’s pain
Leonard and his wife Helen have lost seven of their 11 children – all before they reached the age of 36.
The Forgotten Navajo: Keeping culture alive
The older generation yearns to hold onto authentic culture. Their children try, but western culture is a powerful lure.
The Forgotten Navajo: The faces of Navajo Nation
The people of Navajo Nation.
The Forgotten Navajo: To live is to die
Pavement Pieces reporter Elizabeth Wagner visits Navajo people living with the aftermath of uranium contamination.
The Forgotten Navajo: Housing crisis
The housing crisis in Navajo Nation is at devastating proportions.
Community fears losing legal aid
Amid chants of “one, two, three, I want my lawyer close to me!” the crowd outside of the LSC headquarters fought against the proposal they fear might place free legal assistance just outside of their reach.
The Forgotten Navajo: Uranium contamination
Since 1982, Nez and his family have been breathing in uranium particles and drinking uranium-contaminated water. They didn’t know the land that surrounded their home in Church Rock, N.M., was slowly killing them.
AIDS awareness resonates in Bronx
When Milagra Cortes contracted HIV 21 years ago, she knew her life was far from over. Cortes and her late husband, both from Puerto Rico, represent just two of the countless Latinos in the Bronx disproportionately affected by the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
Garden tackles childhood hunger
Being able to crave salty, sweet or spicy food is a privilege. One in every six children in the U.S. will go to bed hungry tonight. About 12.4 million children nationwide are all too familiar with hunger, malnutrition and malnourishment.
FDNY enlists kids’ help
The phrase “Stop, Drop, and Roll” has long been part of the national lexicon as the most recognizable fire-safety technique in the book. But it now seems the catchy expression may not be much of a lifesaver.